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their frustration on the streets of nigeria the issue was discussed with a senior delegation last night. chillingly, these abductions may not be the worst part of the story. now unconfirmed reports say the girls have been taken across the borders and sold into marriage with local militants. >> thank you. some of the most prestigious colleges are among dozens under scrutiny. the department of education named 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault claims including harvard, uc berkseley ohio state and florida state. >> rikki klieman is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> how significant is this and why now? >> i think it's highly significant. and why now, i think what's finally happened is the u.s. government has said enough is enough. we've heard it with the drum beat about sexual assaults in the military it's been a constant headline and now the same thing is happening on college cap pusmpuses one in five women sexually assaulted, one in 16 men sexually assaulted. it's a culture. activists have said to the government enough is
in the northeast. the plight of 200 missing schoolgirls uppermost in people's minds. really here in nigeria there are people angry with the government. maybe they should be angry with successful governments. spending here has doubled over five years and stands at $6 billion a year. people are wondering why they don't feel safer now. >> will ross in the nigerian capital after the car bombing. >>> 18 people have died in separate car bombs in two villages in the village of hamh. 11 children are amongst the dead. the attacks took place in the government controlled cities. >>> police in the philippines have arrested dozens of suspects linked to the online blackmail. alleged the suspects persuaded people to expose themselves in front of web cams or send explicit material online. they threatened to send that to relatives unless a payment was made. >>> toronto's mayor is starting a 30 day treatment course as police investigate a new video that allegedly shows him smoking crack cocaine. rob ford announced wednesday he would leave the re-election campaign to get help for substance abuse. >>> now you
. >> from the bbc russian service# thank you. >>> now to nigeria in abuja. it's rocked by deadly i violence. an explosion has killed 19 and injured 60 more. that's according to the director of the country's emergency management about say. the car bomb targeted a bus station in the same place struck by a car bomb last month that killed 70 people. the i lammist group boko haram claimed responsibility. they are thought to be behind the 230 schoolgirls missing in the north of the country. the bbc has been to the seen of the blast. >> reporter: for theáuw&z cleanp after the bomb blast down here, the debris of this powerful explosion. if you come over this way, you can see the wreckage of some cars that were exploded during the blast. police officers here as well as the military and all sorts of people here really wondering why on earth this place is targeted again the second time in less than three weeks. if we move the camera over this side, that areañbuo# over there the bus station. that's where the bomb exploded killing more than 70 people. we don't know if this was boko haram. they said th
here. >>> coming up, we read between the lines on a mass abduction of girls in nigeria and how the government there is botching the response. they say you'll never go back to your old cleaning ways again. not once you've tried mr. clean's new liquid muscle. it's a concentrated liquid gel with two and a half more power per drop. so a little goes a long way. new liquid muscle. when it comes to clean, there's only one mr. yeah. i heard about progressive's "name your price" tool? i guess you can tell them how much you want to pay and it gives you a range of options to choose from. huh? i'm looking at it right now. oh, yeah? yeah. what's the... guest room situation? the "name your price" tool, making the world a little more progressive. on brand name mattress sets. get three years interest-free financing plus, get free delivery, and sleep train's 100-day low price guarantee. sleep train's interest free for 3 event, ends sunday. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> right now, right under our noses there's a human rights outrage taking place in nigeria. hundreds of girls
ago. >>> nigeria's women provoke a rally in abuja. >>> it's all about me. bjp leader narendra modi takes a selfie after casting his vote in the seventh phase of india's marathon election. >>> also in the program, aaron is here. it's all about battling for the top spot. >> absolutely, tim. for 144 years the united states has been the world's biggest km economy. china is catching up fast. now a new way of measuring growth backed by the world bank suggests china could overtake the u.s. by the end of this year. we asked is this a real threat or simply some very clever number crunching? >>> hello. it is midday here in london. 7:00 a.m. in washington. 2:00 p.m. in baghdad where the first parliamentary elections are taking place since the u.s. pulled their troops out of the country three years ago. amid a backdrop of the worst violence since 2008, iraqis are going to the polls to decide whether to give prime minister nuri al maliki a third term in office. more than 150 people have been killed in the past week alone. there will be no voting in two cities in the sunni dominated anbar provin
the senate president said everything had to be done to get the girls back. he said nigeria was in a state of war. he said they have to be -- insuinsu insurgents have to be defeated as soon as possible and with minimal loss of life. he himself is a military man. >> there's been some speculation, i gather, though, you know, about infiltration even into the military from some of the militants. this is obviously a very, very emotive case. people must be fearful if nothing is done to stop this there could be other cases like this in the future. >> reporter: that's exactly why the mothers are here to protest. not just mothers of the girls who've been kidnapped, but mothers from across the country. they're saying this could have been our daughters. it could have been our sisters. with regard to whether they infiltrated the military, jonathan goodluck even said boko haram was even in his government. people are frustrated and angry. that's the reason they're going to be out on the streets of abuja. other nigerian cities today and tomorrow. tomorrow is may day holiday in niger nigeria. >> we spoke
missing two weeks after they were abducted from their boarding school in northeastern nigeria, the girls were taken away in trucks and buses after a midnight raid on the dormitories by dozens of armed men. before leaving their abductors or t torched the school leaving it in ruins. the nigerian authorities are leading it on one of the most murderous terrorist organizations, an islamic fun da damtallist group that means education is dangerous. is there any indication that the girls are alive at this point? >> there have been no signs for more than a week now, tamron. for a week after they were kidnapped, some managed to escape, and we think 50. there are more than 200 still missing accord ting to the head mistress and all kinds of stories around it. the parents of these girls actu actually put money together, bought fuel and went into the very dangerous forest where boca are known to have hideouts. the parents said they passed three hamlets where the villagers said they had seen the girls with the abductors, and they finally came to a point where someone said it is way too dangerous for th
thanks for joining us. >> pleasure. >> thank you. >>> reports from nigeria say 200 girls abducted by the boarding school may have been sold into marriage. it's exactly two weeks since the girls were taken in the nighttime raid on their school. it's thought the raid was staged by the group boko haram. i spoke to our correspondent for the latest. >> it's been difficult to find out what's going on especially from the government which hasn't given much away. sources are telling us several things. girls are not kept in one particular place, one camp. they're being moved around. sources tell us they've been spotted being move add cross the lake a lake. we have reports unconfirmed from the area they're taken from, girls have been sold off for as little as $15 each. that's what we're hearing from that part of the country. >> what do we know about what the government has been trying to do if anything to help the families and help the girls? >> initially we were told many had been rescued. that turned out there appeared to be a disconnect between different government agencies dealing with t
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